The Zen Hotel

4164 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, 94306-4075, CA

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1 Room / 2 Adults

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The Zen Hotel offers calm, quiet accommodations for families visiting the Palo Alto, California area. Eco-friendly services will help you feel good about your hotel choice. Right nearby, you’ll find the Stanford University campus and many dining, shopping and entertainment attractions. Make sure to check out the local bay shores for stunning views and recreational activities. At the hotel, you’ll find minimalist Asian design and lots of helpful amenities. Free wireless access is provided throughout the property. Start each morning with a complimentary breakfast for the entire family, so you can face the day feeling full and energized. There are even freshly made smoothies to wake up to. The well-equipped workout center has everything you need to stick to your fitness goals on the road. Free parking keeps your costs as low as possible. Laundry and dry-cleaning services are also available for your convenience.

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  • Free breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking

Family Interests

  • Bicycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Museum/Cultural
  • Water Sports

Family Amenities

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry


Highly recommend this motel (although we expected a hotel)

by Eileen K

We enjoyed our stay at the Zen Hotel, although at first glance it was a bit of a surprise. When we drove up to the address, we were puzzled that the Zen was not a hotel but a motel. We had expected a full-service hotel. We received a first-floor room, because we didn’t want to carry our luggage up to a second-floor room.

After we were settled in our room, we couldn’t be more pleased at the comfort, spaciousness, and cleanliness of our room. We received bottles of water and several tasty snacks, as well. Breakfast in the reception area was much better than most hotel buffets. Instead of the typical waffle maker, they provided a pancake maker. Try the pancakes---they are quite good! The décor and landscape warrant the “Zen” name. Quite nice. We’d return.

Absolutely Lovely! Highly Recommend!

by pnaread

Absolutely lovely hotel with fantastic staff, facilities and service! Our favourite hotel from our month away! Lots of 'extras' which helped it to stand out, such as complimentary snacks, a beautiful breakfast with everything you could think of, washer/dryer facilities, safe/secure, lovely rooms inside and out. We wish we could have stayed for longer!